ABHIDHAMMATTHA – SANGAHA. of Anuruddhācariya. A manual of ABHIDHAMMA. Edited in the original Pali Text with English Translation and Explanatory. A Comprehensive Manual of Abhidhamma – The Abhidhammattha Sangaha of Acariya Anuruddha — by Bhikkhu Bodhi. This is the classical. Abhidhammattha-sangaha, (Pāli: “Summary of the Meaning of Abhidhamma”) a highly popular primer, or digest, of the Abhidhamma corpus (the scholastic.

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The Abhidhammattha-sangaha The Compendium of Things contained in the Abhidhamma is a Pali Buddhist instructional manual or compendium of the Abhidhamma meta-teaching, higher doctrine of the Theravada tradition. The subject matter of the Abhidhammattha-sangaha includes enumerations of 89 sagaha of consciousness52 mental properties in various combinations, the qualities of matter, the kinds of relations between phenomena, the varieties of rebirth, and a number of meditation exercises.

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The Dhamma is not apart from oneself. There was a problem with your submission. It is still the most fitting introduction to Abhidhamma. In these countries, particularly in Burma where the study of Abhidhamma is pursued most assiduously, the Abhidhammattha Sangaha is regarded as the indispensable key to unlock this great treasure-store of Buddhist wisdom. Whoever the great author or authors of the Abhidhamma may have been, it has to be admitted that he or they had intellectual genius comparable only to that of the Buddha.

A philosophy has been developed on these lines. The advent of death, process of abhdihammattha in various planes without anything to pass from one life to another, the evidently verifiable doctrine of Kamma and Rebirth are fully explained. Buddhism teaches a psychology without a psyche.

It deals with realities and a practical way of noble living, based on the experience of those who have understood and realized. Please try again later. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


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The Path of Emancipation is set forth in clear terms. Intricate points of the Dhamma are clarified. According to some scholars, Abhidhamma is not a teaching of the Buddha, but is a later elaboration of scholastic monks.

A-ak Bayes 15th ed. It should be made clear that Abhidhamma does not attempt to give a systematized knowledge of mind and matter. In the Abhidhamma both mind and matter, which constitute this complex machinery of man, abhkdhammattha microscopically analyzed.

Liberty has been taken to quote them wherever necessary with due acknowledgment.

Abhidhamma, as the term implies, is the Higher Teaching of the Buddha. Lo, the truth will unfold itself. The Abhidhammattha-sangaha consists of the abhidhammxttha chapters: The four Noble Truths that form the foundation of the Buddha’s teaching are dependent on this one fathom body. Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of Understanding or realization is purely personal sanditthika.

Some English equivalents such as consciousness, will, volition, intellect, perception are used in a specific sense in Western Philosophy. Learn More in these related Britannica articles: If one were to read the Abhidhamma as a modern textbook on psychology, one would be disappointed.

To be a master of Abhidhamma all the seven books, together with commentaries and sub-commentaries, have to be read and re-read patiently and critically. U Rewata Dhamma sngaha numerous charts and tables provided by Ven.

You abnidhammattha make it easier for us to review and, hopefully, publish your contribution by keeping a few points in mind. The description of thought-processes that arise through the five sense-doors and the sangahw is extremely interesting.

Keep Abhidhammzttha Britannica Francis. The Abhidhammattha-sangaha is a handbook rather than an expository work; it is extremely condensed, dealing in fewer than 50 pages with the entire contents of the seven texts of the Abhidhamma Pitaka. The purpose of the analysis contained within the Abhidhammattha-sangaha is to elicit a realization of the impermanence of all things, leading to enlightenment and emancipation. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.



Shwe Zan Aung proved extremely helpful to me. At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context. Lankatilaka, abhdhammattha most distinguished sanvaha of Sri Lanka, for his beautiful and symbolical dust jacket design.

Retrieved from ” https: Contact our editors with your feedback. It expounds the quintessence of His profound doctrine. Commentators state that the Buddha, as a mark of gratitude to His mother who was born in a celestial plane, preached the Abhidhamma to His mother Deva and others continuously for three months.

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He was the first pope…. Our editors will review what you’ve submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we’ll add it to the article. In Abhidhamma all irrelevant problems that interest students and scholars, but having no relation to one’s Deliverance, are deliberately set aside. In preparing this translation, Buddhist Psychology by Mrs. Thank You for Your Contribution! By mastering this book, a general knowledge of Abhidhamma may easily be acquired. The Abhidhammatthasangaha was first translated into English by Shwe Zan Aung between andand this was revised and edited by Mrs.

Rhys Davids rightly says, Abhidhamma deals with ” 1 What we find a within us b around us and of 2 what we aspire to find.

In nine short chapters occupying about fifty pages in print, the author provides a masterly summary of that abstruse body of Buddhist doctrine called the Abhidhamma.